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Kristina Rihanoff Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Kristina Pshenichnykh

Nick Name

Kristina Rihanoff

Kristina Rihanoff
Kristina Rihanoff

Sun Sign


Born Place

Vladivostok, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union




She studied at a public school.

Kristina completed her studies at the Modern Humanitarian Academy in St. Petersburg from where she pursued a degree in Tourism and Hospitality.


Professional ballroom dancer, instructor, choreographer, author


  • Father – Igor Pshenichnykh (Engineer)
  • Mother – Larisa Pshenichnykh (Engineer)
  • Siblings – Unknown


She is managed by Full Service Media Management.




5 ft 3 in or 160 cm


52 kg or 115 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kristina Rihanoff dated –

  • Joe Calzaghe (2009-2013) – Kristina was romantically involved with Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe from 2009 to 2013.
  • Ben Cohen (2015-Present) – Kristina first met British rugby player Ben Cohen on the Strictly Come Dancing TV series in which they partnered together in 2013. They started dating in 2015 and Kristina announced on January 8, 2016, that she was pregnant with his child. The couple is yet to tie the knot.
Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen at the "Eddie The Eagle" premiere in London, England on March 17, 2016
Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen at the “Eddie The Eagle” premiere in London, England on March 17, 2016

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Fashion sense
  • Confidence


34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 34 (EU)

Kristina Rihanoff wears a blue bikini for a Bikini Calendar Shoot in August 2015
Kristina Rihanoff wears a blue bikini for a Bikini Calendar Shoot in August 2015

Bra Size


Shoe Size

8 (US) or 38.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

The celebrity has worked as a choreographer for dance routines for many TV commercials including St Tropez suntan lotion, Panache bra, MeMeMe Cosmetics, BT Commercial, and Aviva Insurance among others.

She has been the ambassador for the Glominerals makeup brand in the past and has served as the brand ambassador for Forever Living Products.



Best Known For

Competing in the dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing from 2008 to 2015 and Celebrity Big Brother in 2016.

First Film

She has not done any theatrical film till now.

First TV Show

Her first TV show was dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing in which she competed as a professional dancer in the sixth series in 2008. She continued to appear until 2015.

As an Author

Kristina is the author of the book The Art of Dancesport Makeup that is ideal for those who are new to the Ballroom dance competition.

She has also penned down an autobiography titled Kristina Rihanoff: Dancing Out of Darkness: Strictly My Story that was published in 2016.

Personal Trainer

According to Kristina, she dances to stay fit. She also practices Bikram yoga to get rid of the toxins in the body.

She does not eat dairy products, chicken, and eggs which keep her weight in check.

Kristina Rihanoff Favorite Things

  • Beauty Products – Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules
  • Cosmetics – Clinique High Lengths Mascara, Bourjois Little Round Pot Blush, Givenchy Croisiere Healthy Glow Powder bronzer
  • Shop – Lipsy
  • Fashion Designer – Julien Macdonald
  • Celebrities – Eva Longoria, Diane Kruger
Source –
Kristina Rihanoff showed off her baby bump at the DotCom Children's Foundation event in London in March 2016
Kristina Rihanoff showed off her baby bump at the DotCom Children’s Foundation event in London in March 2016

Kristina Rihanoff Facts

  1. She was only five years old when she began taking lessons in dancing.
  2. Kristina was 12 when her parents divorced. It was also a time when the Soviet Union was breaking and so those were tough times for her.
  3. She lived with her mother and started taking part-time classes as a dance instructor at the age of 15 to support the house.
  4. At 21, she became an instructor to Russian dancers in the U.S. She also did displays and worked as a dance instructor in the evening to make ends meet.
  5. The dancer got first place in the South African International Latin Championship 2005-2006.
  6. In 2007, she was a semi-finalist at the Blackpool Dance Festival.
  7. She has made appearances in many magazines including Hello Magazine, Heat Magazine, OK, Best Magazine, Let’s Talk, etc.
  8. On January 19, 2016, she became Celebrity Big Brother’s third celebrity housemate to be evicted after only fifteen days in the house having received least number of votes.
  9. She founded The Dot Com Children’s Foundation along with former Sky Newsreader Sharon Doughty, ex-Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman‘s son James Goodman and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s daughter Kathryn. The foundation helps in building the confidence of children in dealing with risky situations.
  10. You can follow Kristina on Instagram and Twitter.
  11. You can visit her official website.

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